EARN AND REDEEM VELOCITY POINTS WITH Virgin Atlantic

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Velocity is proud to partner with our sister airline Virgin Atlantic Airways, Britain’s second largest long-haul airline serving the world’s major cities.

Our partnership allows you to earn and redeem Velocity Points when flying to London via Los Angeles or Hong Kong. You can also earn and redeem across the Virgin Atlantic Airways network.

HOW MANY VELOCITY POINTS WILL I EARN?

Earn Points per mile flown, when you travel in an eligible fare class on Virgin Atlantic operated flights, with a VS or VA flight number1. You can also earn Status Credits on all eligible fare types.

Eligible Fare Classes

FARE TYPE
VIRGIN ATLANTIC (VS) FARE CLASS
Points earn rate per mile
VIRGIN AUSTRALIA (VA) FARE CLASS
POINTS EARN RATE PER MILE
Upper Class
J, D, C
2 Velocity Points
J, C, D, I
2 Velocity Points
Discounted Upper Class
Z, I
1.5 Velocity Points
   
Premium Economy
W, K, H, S
1.25 Velocity Points
R, W, O
1.25 Velocity Points
Economy Class
V 1.5 Velocity Points
   
Full Economy
Y, B
1 Velocity Point
Y, B, H, K
1 Velocity Point
Discounted Economy Class
R, L, U, M
0.5 Velocity Points
L, E, N, V, Q, T, S, M, G
0.5 Velocity Points
Promotional Economy
E, Q, N, X, O, T
0.25 Velocity Points
   

 

 

BENEFITS OF FLYING WITH A VA FLIGHT NUMBER

Platinum, Gold and Silver members travelling on a Virgin Atlantic operated flight, with a VA flight number earn a Points bonus on miles flown in addition to the Base Points2 earned.

 

HOW MANY status credits will i earn?

Earn Status Credits when you travel in an eligible fare class on Virgin Atlantic operated flights, with an VS or VA flight number. Calculate the number of Status Credits you can earn by using our earn tables and Mileage Calculator.

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a summary of status benefits

Enjoy benefits that are tailored to your Velocity membership level.

Carry your Velocity membership card with you at all times to ensure seamless access to your travel benefits when travelling with Virgin Atlantic.

Silver

  • Priority Check-in through the Premium Economy counter

Gold

  • Priority Check-in through the Upper Class counter
  • Priority Boarding
  • Priority Screening at London, Heathrow (where available)
  • Virgin Atlantic Lounge Access

Platinum

  • Priority Check-in through the Upper Class counter
  • Priority Boarding
  • Priority Screening at London, Heathrow (where available)
  • Virgin Atlantic Lounge Access

REDEEM POINTS BY CALLING

To redeem Points for a Reward Seat with Virgin Atlantic, you can contact our Membership Contact Centre between 7:30am and 10:30pm AEDT, seven days a week.

 

VELOCITY POINTS AND STATUS CREDITS CANNOT BE EARNED ON:

  • Reward Seat Bookings
  • Fare classes other than as specified above
  • Codeshare flights (Any flight with a VS flight number that is operated by an airline other than Virgin Australia.

    Please allow 14 days before Claiming Missing Points for Virgin Atlantic flights.
  • 1.   Earn rates are correct as at 28 May 2018. and are subject to change. Flights are governed by the operating carrier's terms and conditions, which can be viewed on the operating carrier's websites. Members travelling on Upgraded fares purchased with Points or any other subsidised means of Upgrades on Virgin Australia or our partner airlines will earn Points based on originally purchased fare classes. Check the Velocity Membership Terms and Conditions for details about earning Points

    2.   Base Points refers to the minimum number of Points that can be earned for an eligible activity or transaction by a Red member.